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The Oyster Wars of Chesapeake Bay By John Wennersten
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Eastern Branch Press is pleased to announce the new paperback edition of John R. Wennersten's The Oyster Wars of Chesapeake Bay. In the decades following the Civil War, Chesapeake Bay became the... More > scene of a life and death struggle to harvest the oyster, one of the most valuable commodi­ties on the Atlantic coast. In this book, noted historian and author John Wennersten tells the stories of wa­termen, law enforcement officers, government officials, Bay scientists, immi­grants, and oyster shuckers involved in the oyster trade.< Less
The Oyster Wars of Chesapeake Bay By John Wennersten
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Eastern Branch Press is pleased to announce the new paperback edition of John R. Wennersten's The Oyster Wars of Chesapeake Bay. In the decades following the Civil War, Chesapeake Bay became the... More > scene of a life and death struggle to harvest the oyster, one of the most valuable commodi­ties on the Atlantic coast. In this book, noted historian and author John Wennersten tells the stories of wa­termen, law enforcement officers, government officials, Bay scientists, immi­grants, and oyster shuckers involved in the oyster trade.< Less
Built for the Bay: The Chesapeake 20 By Theodore Weihe
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The Chesapeake 20 is one of the five original sailboat classes on the Chesapeake Bay which has been continually raced since the early 1930's. This history of the fleet recounts the classes origins,... More > formal establishment in 1939 and decade by decade history. Today, the class remains active at the West River Sailing Club in Galesville, Maryland.< Less
Chesapeake Bay Watermen By Richard D. Smith
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Chesapeake Bay Watermen: Offers an extrodinary visual look at everday life on-the-Bay. This photographic tribute to independent watermen has over 80 timelessly beautiful, thought provoking and scenic... More > pictures of Bay activity - boats, sunrises, sunsets, wildlife. Quality 'coffee-table-book' for individuals of all ages who live near or enjoy the Bay and its surrounding beauty. To preview a few book images, visit www.SMITH-TRG.com then go to the Contact page. Special SMITH-TRG quantity discounts available for environmental fundraising events. ALL PROFITS GO TOWARD PROTECTING THE BAY.< Less
Chesapeake Bay Watermen By Richard D. Smith
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Chesapeake Bay Watermen: Offers an extrodinary visual look at everday life on-the-Bay. This photographic tribute to independent watermen has over 80 timelessly beautiful, thought provoking and scenic... More > pictures of Bay activity - boats, sunrises, sunsets, wildlife. Quality 'coffee-table-book' for individuals of all ages who live near or enjoy the Bay and its surrounding beauty. To preview a few book images, visit www.SMITH-TRG.com then go to the Contact page. Special SMITH-TRG quantity discounts available for environmental fundraising events. ALL PROFITS GO TOWARD PROTECTING THE BAY.< Less
A Beginners Guide to Chesapeake Bay Retrievers By William Greenway
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The Chesapeake Bay Retriever is a breed of dog belonging to the Retriever, Gundog, and Sporting breed groups. Members of the breed may also be referred to as a Chessie, CBR, or Chesapeake. The breed... More > was developed in the United States Chesapeake Bay area during the 19th century. Historically used by area market hunters to retrieve waterfowl, it is primarily a family pet and hunting companion. They are often known for their love of water and their ability to hunt. It is a medium to large sized dog. The Chesapeake has a thick wavy double coat. They are described as having a bright and happy disposition, courage, willingness to work, alertness, intelligence, and love of water as some of their characteristics. The quintessential Chesapeake Bay Retriever has a bright and happy disposition, intelligence, quite good sense, and an affectionate protective nature...< Less
Chesapeake Bay Mermaid's Cooking Adventures By Lanie Avery
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Cookbook based on original and adapted recipes/ International cuisine/ Variety of cooking styles
Chesapeake Bay Mermaid's Cooking Adventures By Lanie Avery
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Cookbook based on original and adapted recipes/ International cuisine/ Variety of cooking styles
Chesapeake Gazetteer Volume Three, Workboats of the Chesapeake By J. A. Reynolds
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The third volume of the Chesapeake Gazetteer focuses on the vernacular watercraft of the Chesapeake Bay from 1597 through 2009.
Chesapeake Oyster-Man By Fritz Hoffecker
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Forty years ago, the watermen of the Chesapeake Bay headed out to sea in search of the "Almighty Oyster" - just as their forefathers had done for a century or more. This is the story of a... More > vanishing way of life. Young Crowbar is looking for the dad who mysteriously disappeared down the Bay so many years ago. 'Shot' Hampton is dealing with a failing marriage and a new girlfriend, while Coldcock has a troublesome son, who wants to leave the water and work in a bank. All of them are waiting for the opening of Old Rock, the mythical oyster bed that promises to save their season and keep them going for yet another year. But how long can they last? < Less